About Maggie Mellon

Maggie Mellon (CQSW, MSc, Dip Child Protection)

I am social worker with many years’experience in both Scotland and England. Currently Trustee of PAR, Parents Advocacy and Rights, 2016-   Howard League Scotland board member 2018 – Formerly Director of Services for Children 1st and Head of Public Policy for NCH Action for Children in Scotland. I was chair of the Scottish Child Law Centre from 2009 -12, Non Exec Director NHS Health Scotland 2008-16, Vice Chair, BASW Council 2014-16,  Chair of BASW Policy, Ethics and Human Rights Committee 2014-16, member of PEHR 2016-20

I now work independently as a consultant on social work practice and public policy. I  write and speak on issues arising from my work, particularly where these affect mothers, children and families.

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